The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 17, 1949 · Page 15
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TUESDAY. MAY 17.1849 BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE I'lll'MEM;. OUT OUR WAY By J. R. Willioms Our Boarding HOUM with Maj. Hoople \ EGAD, MARTM*? l*i W6 NOO SSE A I R£3PS6M».TSO M *Vi, AGLOVJ WIThl PL ft»« TO EXPAND MW VACCcriOM | RESORT AT AtlliK 3JMCTIOJ.' MONEY Wt WO»J 6PSOUTSD WV FeRTILt SRftihJ.AkJD 1 VOO'CC A* FAIR.OF OF LOOKS FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS BY MERRILL BLOSSER K«ar Guard Co-Op Seeks New Line LITTLE ROCK. May 17. t&)— The Cr&ighead Electric Cooperative yesterday uketi the Arkansas Public Service Commission for authority fco construct nn electric traiwmii- nlon Hue from Trumann to Lake .X?ity at a cost of $55,000. The Oreat Wall of Pern, discovered a few years ago, IK saEd to be a burricmdt more than 1500 miles long. Treat Your Watch To A New Cheek-Up • Prompt Service • Reasonable Prices .___,.__ •*. •»»• MI •C«rr a thtM-MMth r«rU4 h* wiH ••hi* brM* OT war •« IH«. Ht> divide* th* e)4 4v1J«4 MBliTBlBJl MiM vr I* th* >!••*, hide* h*r • tm the BMcar »l«t«*. ••* •• «fc* »«Uer* th«- *«•!• hark ••ilk. III Factory-Trained Experts to Serve You! D H E IFI S Meet DreifiM ... Wear Dia I.M \l\l\ V All Work Guaranteed You Art Cordially Inriitd to Visit The Accessory Shop Feminine Apparel Mabel Hogan Jessie Srite Hotel Noble Bid*. Blythevilte, Ark. UNIFORM Headquarters • Baseball • Softball Get Our Prices LOOK) SOO DOl'T HfVJKTO MAU. ME WITH Trit 1 ALSOMBHt He ooewr ewe* DO us OHH 6*EAT>»I6 FOR »500 — SO »T AND PICK! t)P THIS (.1ST OF 6KOCECIES VOU Cftrt PAV FOC frt'EM -------- - HALF/ Hugh Lawrence Nelson Mivm. we T. •. nn. 0. s. PAT. on. "All thl» stuff about boys In my tnst year'i diary—w« certainly were tillj when we were kids!" . COfYWGMT »T HUGH lAWttNCE wsnmmo IY NIA SEHVICE, INC »lMlcr«. Mrv. Ha 1.11 Ir W«rr«B >RIS(1U,A'S POP Knows What Slu 1 s Dolne HY AI, VEHMERU 1 SEE RICHARD'S HELPING M3U VWH YOUR GARDEN I DO HALF THE WEEDING AND HALF THE HOEING.,. AND HE TAKES HOME ALL WE GROW.' THAT?. NO PARTNERSHIP, GETTING HY RI1CHAK1, O'MAM-KY and KAU'H LANE / I iROOGHT YOU THE N lub [RtCEIPT FOR THOSE TORN \nf / T>i Bllls You IE " AT HEAD- tt.S, Ci?«l»iJ QUARTERS. «U6S. NOW, -!£;_ /Tp-'^ the Ma« coma Club. I was tryin to pump 6 Batsort.' , / WITHHOLDING EVIDENCE Of MURDER 16 SERIOUS BUSI , AND DON'T SiY I DIDN'T ARM VOU. WHAT WAS IN PAPER FO( LOOKING FOR? WO SHOOLDH T MAKE CSACKS A»OUT MY FCXWER OCCUPATION, LADY. IT AIN'T Hf AI.THV. AS TOR A PfN.THERE'S ONE BIGHT )N BACK Of YOO. F IMGKXmTHE 1 TOLD YOU; DON'T KNOW NOTHIN' WASH TUBBS When I,uck Knn Out BY LKSLIE TURNER Mrm Warren tamed suddenly, lapghed at Bea. y*ur competition?" THEM YOU KMOW LLEWELLYN KASKY PRETTY WELLGIG? VES. LONG BEFORE I WftS &OCW HE WAS CASHIER IW MY PAD'S LITTLE OW6-HOKSE BAUK *J BUGQ-VWHIP WHY IS HE CALLED LUCKY LEW KA5KY? AFTEE HE oor iwro BUSINESS FOC HIMSELF EVEE.YTHIMS HE TOUCHED MADE MOUEV. OWE OF- THE F1R.5T GUiWEKS IN THIS AREA, WAS ON LAHD WO GOTTEN FOE A SOWff... BUT LUCK FAILED HIM ONCii WHILE FOR DAD. OK. 1 MIGHT NOT BE BROKE TODAY! WELL RUN OVER. TO SEE HIM TOMORROW. AHP I'LL SHOW VOU W. RELIC I IVE HEARD RUMORS OF ooo oo»/«3 cm k IM ITS- ItL-FJkTEP WALLS L him 1 She siire must have something on I her mind." HUGS BUNNY liristlv People, Too! MOW ABOUT BUVIN' A, SUPER BRUSH BUT THIS BRUSH SCRUBS, CLEANS DON'T: WA.(4T NONE [N the upper story the flat roof 1 had collected the heat ot the da; and used it to release odon of fresh paint and new wood. Mi: 'osgrove forced open the small window, looked out into blacknesa. "A long way down." •Three hundred feet," Lilly Warren agreed. "Or at least that's what our genial host told me. You think he's nuts?" "Hadnt thought of it," Bea said. Lilly Warren swung her bare feet onto the floor, stood up and opened her overnight case. "Don't give me that. You must've though something. All this share the work and uniforms. And what they saic on that stinking boat Or don' you speak Spanish?" "No. What did they sayT" "Oh—1 eouldnt get much sense out o< It. Just an idea there' something wrong here. But the captain and the mate, his cousin or something, went into more de tails about you." Lilly looked a Bea critically. "The captain thought you're hot stuff." "What did he say just as w docked. When the men laughed? Lilly told her the proverb. "H who travels the wrong way travels the road two times." "Where'd you learn Spanish?" "In L.A. I liked the crack th guy on the dock made. *Four bird in the hand are better than a bun dred dying/ So we're Tour birds in you know whose hand." Eea pulled open empty drawers in th* chest and dresser. She found a narrow door opening into a tiny bare closet. Plenty of room lor th» changes of underwear, a spare slip, a thin silk robe and a nightdress that her bag held. "Say, you know there's a little railroad, a funicular he calls H, down to the storeroom?" Lilly asked. "I saw the tracks. You want the chest or the dresser for your things?" "The chest," Lilly decided. "I guest we'll have to share the dresser top though. It's Jot ttw only mirror." TAXI and TRUCK All Colors — Gabardine $12.95 HUDSON C/eaner-C/of /tier- Tailor "You still haVe first" "Oh that. Look. We might as ell be friends, honey. After me ou've got the best figure. Maybe, Ince you're Miss Cosgrove, you've ot something to offer I haven't, ome men are funny. Oh well, •c'U sec." She picked up a bottle yf bath salts, went in and started unning the water. "There's one ling about our uniforms." "What?" "If anybody's interested he can ell just where each of us is any ime. Those color'll stick out like sore thumb on this little dirt Mlc." "If anybody's interested." "Ar« you kidding?" Lilly went nto th« bathroom, turned off the water and splashed into the tub. I Have At All Times For Sale KTeral IracUn and equipment koth ncv «n< •ltd I hart John Ucen, Farmall F*r4 and ether •take* I n«w have new I'M* tractM* and equlpneal reati) f«f *«JlT«n at dealer* prtrt I will trad* f<w orat anything TO* have Terms ear h» arranted See F. C. CROWE • >Mtfe •! •W«(«Bdiict« Mo llf RS. WARREN stripped off her slacks and briefs at the same time, pulled her sweater over her head. She pattered nonchalantly to the dresser, took bottles of cosmetics, powder and make-up necessities from her case. They filled half the dresser top with several flasks -of henna rinse left over. Lilly had slim ankle*, the hard- muscled calves of a dancer and the Rare of her hips and breasts wax Full, not fat. Mrs. Warren turned suddenly, laughed at Bea. "Looking over your competition?" ••• "How'd you happen to sign up with the Lonely Club and end up here?" "Sorry, honey," Lilly said. "1 hate nosey girls. But 1 don't mind telling. A couple years ago a boy friend of mine gave me—well we quarreled you might say. I was sunk, really low. Maybe you do«'l know how it ii. 1 was lonely all right. So I signed up for a laugh 1 didn't pay much attention unti this business came up. I'd read al about Henry Gough Harding aru hl» dough you can beU So, here " am." "And now yoo find out »tl hi: fortune is tied up in the island,' Bea reminded. "Sure. Listen, honey, I'll tel you something. A lawyer tied up the money. Al! right. There ai other lawyers. And I know a good one." fJEA COSGROVE undressed quickly, piled her clothes neat- y, slipped on the thin robe and pulled it tight around her waist. "How'd you happen to come here?" Lilly called. Bea Cosgrove stopped brushing ler hair. She stared at her reflection without seeing it. She said, "I taught school for 20 years. I eouldnt stand it any more. Like you, I was lonely. So I joined the club and here I'am." Mrs. Warren splashed. "I never lad much education myself. What [ know I found out the hard way I guest I'm dumb, but I'd never picked you for a schoolteacher." "Why not?" "I dunno. The way you carry yourself maybe. Or maybe b« cause you seem hard—in a soft sort of way. Anyhow you know the score. 1 always thought schoolteachers were pretty dumb ibou the facts of life." "About average. And that's bat enough." "See. That's what I mean abou you. Say, what sort of dope i Mrs. Jones? You roomed with he on the way. What's she say are do?" "She stayed on her bunk. Slarcc at the ceiling." Mrs. Warren stood in the door way to dry herself. "That mus have been cory. And is Jonese skinnyl At that you go* a belle break than I did. That Agnes Firth's a twitcher. Can she fidge "Don't ghlly. . . Lilly stopped dusting herself ith powder, said seriously. You're right there I guess.. None f us'd be here if we weren't try- ng to get away from something. trying to gel something. Well. ic bath's all yours." Miss Cosgrove went to the door. ooked inside. "You left a mess/' le said. Division ot labor. You retriem- er? You're supposed to do the ousework." "All right. But remember we hange off on these jobs. There'll ome •.tame." "Mayb« yo« got something here." Well, no harm trying." Lily did a quick but thoroughly ef- cient job on the bath. "You know, think maybe we'll get along. 1 ion't have much use for anyone who lets people impose." * • * [JEA COSGROVE awoke from troubled sleep and a dream she refused to remember. She sat up, n the quiet, above the sound of ->illy|s breathing, she heard the muffled pad of footsteps. A man'a ootsleps, slow, careful, * rising closer. They came level, paused, went on upward. Her body waa rigid, bathed in perspiration. In the dark, orienta- .ion was difficult. And Henry Harding had stalked through tormented dreams before. Suddenly she knew. The bedroom wall formed a side of the lower. There was a stairway inside. Harding, the man of flesh and blood, had listened and walked past. She lay back, fought to relax, and finally slept again. The clothe* she had placed so neatly were disarranged. Lilly Warren stood beside them, holding up Bea's girdle for closer inspection. *'Hey, M Mrs, Warren called, "you going to sleep all day?" Bea ?at up, yawned. "Good morning." M Ii it? I didn't know how you'd feel after the way you were yipping and carrying on in the night. About what you'd done to some guy named Jim." IT* Be Continued) Plaque Honors Lawyers LITTLE ROCK, May 17. (/D — A plaque honoring Arkansas lawyers killed In World War II was unveiled at the CApltol yes(erd»y by Governor McMath. Red squill Is the safest bait to use for rats. Antn also Is ?<>od but must be kepi away from dogs and other domestic animals. ! In th* Prohate Cnnrl fur the (••kknuwKi ntatrlcl of Countr, Arkanaaa, In the Mailer of the Probation of the Last Will and Tcstumcnl of Joseph Homer Notice is hereby given that Letters Tcstampnlary were Issued to the undersigned on the j day of May. 1949 on the estate o( Joseph llorner. Any and all persons having claim or demand against said estate will be required to file said claim or demand properly authenticated with me, ihe undersigned, within six 16) months from thLi 10 day of May, U. A. J. Homer, Blythevllle, Arkansas | Holland & Taylor, Attorneys tor Executor. RENT A CAR Drive Anywhere Voo Please Simpson Oil Co. Phon* 937 Back to Nature BY V. T. HAMLIN VOO DO. AND BY THE TIME -lOUVE HAP 1OLIR _MELUJ\ BATH, IT'LL COFFEE?? BE READ// BY COSH,OOR I HAVHMT DONE THkS 61MCE I WAS A KID--MAVTEG ME SURE.' 6RA.8 VOUR TOWEL AN' COME ALONG/ BOOTS AND HER BUDDIES BY EDGAR MARTIN OP NEXT OOOR <

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